The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England; Or, A Commentary Upon Littleton:: Not the Name of the Author Only, But of the Law Itself, Volumen1

E. and R. Brooke, ... ., 1794

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Página 129 - A base, or qualified fee, is such a one as hath a qualification subjoined thereto, and which must be determined whenever the qualification annexed to it is at an end. As, in the case of a grant to A and his heirs, tenants of the manor of Dale...
Página 169 - ... when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail ; that always in such cases (the heirs) are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Página 170 - That no such Tenant shall be prejudiced or damaged by Payment of any Rent to any such Grantor or Conusor, or by Breach of any Condition for Nonpayment of Rent, before Notice shall be given to him of such Grant by the Conusee or Grantee.
Página 170 - AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED by the Authority aforesaid, That from and after the passing hereof, it shall and may be lawful for any Defendant or Tenant in any Action or suit, or for any Plaintiff in Replevin in any Court of Record with the Leave of the same Court to plead as many several Matters thereto, as he shall think necessary for his Defence.
Página 199 - ... that when it is once settled- that the donor or testator has used words of inheritance according to their legal import, has applied them Intentionally to comprise the whole line of heirs to the tenant for life, and has really made him the terminus or ancestor, by reference to whom the succession Is to be regulated, then comes the proper time to inspect the rule in Shelley's Case...
Página 207 - that, from the conviction, the defendant shall be out of the king's protection, and his lands and tenements, goods and chattels, forfeited to the king: and that his body shall remain in prison at the king's pleasure...
Página 167 - ... being indeed a gift which giveth honour as well to the taker as the giver; neither is it certain or contracted for, no price or rate can be set upon counsel which is invaluable and...
Página 114 - Guineas took their name from the gold brought from Guinea, by the African Company, who, as an encouragement to bring over gold to be coined, were permitted by their charter from Charles II., to have their stamp of an elephant upon the coin. There were likewise five-pound pieces, like the guinea, with the inscription upon the rim, like the crown piece.
Página 175 - Provided always it is hereby agreed and declared between and by the parties to these presents...
Página 75 - ... in which the judge and jury are a check upon each other ; and that this benefit may be always enjoyed, except in such small offences as are left to the summary jurisdiction of a justice of the peace, which exception, from the necessity of the times, is continually increasing, but which however cannot be too cautiously extended to new objects.

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